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I Can't Die But Once - Harriet Tubman's Civil War

August 23, 2014

I Can't Die But Once - Harriet Tubman's Civil War.   Gwendolyn Quezaire-Presutti's characterization of Harriet Tubman is a lucid, well-researched biography about the remarkable life of an enduring warrior. As Harriet Tubman, she weaves a tale of truth, pain, courage and determination in the quagmire of racial exploitation. The United States Government enlisted Tubman as a scout and spy for the Union cause and she battled courageously behind enemy lines during the Civil War, but Tubman is best known for her role as a conductor on the Underground Railroad. Though she is one of the most famous women in our nation's history, we have come to know her life through fictionalized biographies written for school children. Quezaire-Presutti separates reality from myth to reconstruct a richer and far more accurate historical account of Tubman's life.  

Fundred grant program of the New Hampshire Humanities Council and our hundreds of educational and cultural partners around the state and from the National Endowment for the Humanities.

    

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Time: 2:00 pm

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